COVID-19 Update: The Kirkland Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is currently working on ways to deliver preparedness classes in compliance with social distancing guidelines from Public Health - Seattle & King County. Please sign up for the OEM Newsletter for updates. This page will be updated when there is new information about classes to share.
OEM offers a wide variety of emergency preparedness and public education classes. These classes are designed to help people be ready to face all kinds of disasters.
Want a preparedness presentation for your community group or meeting? Use this form.
Due to social distancing guidelines, OEM can only provide virtual presentations at this time.
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Community Emergency Response Team
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training teaches residents to be prepared to respond to large disasters. Learn how to take care of yourself and the people around you during an emergency through a combination of classroom and hands on training.
Ham Radio Licensing
Interested in ham radio but still need to get your license? Find local upcoming licensing classes through the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) website.